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How can I help my daughter? She has attempted suicide twice in the last three years.

My daughter is 16 and has attempted suicide twice in the last three years by taking pills. Her biological father committed suicide when she was four months old and her brother was two. He had a mental illness and my … Continue reading

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My daughter is lying, stealing and threatening to hurt herself.

My daughter is twelve, I adopted her when she was nine. Currently she is stealing, lying and being very disrespectful. We have really good chats about things but she continues the behaviors. She is seeing a psychologist, but I’m not … Continue reading

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My daughter has had multiple disgnoses for her behaviour problems, and keeps refusing her medication. Please help.

My 13 year old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD in 2007. She was prescribed Ritalin which, for purposes of concentrating, was helpful for her academics, however her outbursts of anger were off the charts. We took her to see a … Continue reading

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My son talks about killing himself, is this a serious problem or attention seeking?

My seven-year-old son has frequent tantrums or blow outs as we call them. For instance when he gets in trouble at school he comes home and  has a blow out, which most always includes him hurting either me(his mom) or … Continue reading

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My parents have overly high expectations for my sister, how can I help her?

My younger sister is in her second year of high school. When she was five years old, a psychologist tested her. He found she was at a grade four level in all subjects. My parents have taken this very seriously. … Continue reading

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Is suicide genetic?

Is suicide genetic? Suicide has many complex causes. It is hardly ever caused by one factor. Genetics of some diseases is clear. This is not the case with suicide. There is no suicide gene. But genetics may have an effect. … Continue reading

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What is wrong with my twelve-year-old?

My twelve-year-old son has become more and more grumpy and angry. He used to be pretty even tempered. I don’t know what is going wrong. What can I do? We all have bad patches, it could be that is what … Continue reading

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